Near Fort Ransom in Ransom County, North Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Standing Rock Lutheran Church
was organized at this homestead on Feb. 23.
1882. by itinerant pastor I. L. Lundeby of Valley
City, N.D. Six area families became members
at this meeting, Nels Olson, Gilbert Hanson,
Ole Rufsvold, Erick Anderson, Kasper Olson,
and John Kragnes.
The congregation in cooperation with the state
park service has erected this marker in memory
of its charter members this anniversary year.
Erected 1982 by Standing Rock Lutheran Church Congregation; North Dakota Department of Parks and Recreation.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical date for this entry is February 23, 1882.
Location. 46° 32.822′ N, 97° 55.865′ W. Marker is near Fort Ransom, North Dakota, in Ransom County. Marker is on Walt Hjelle Parkway near Mill Road, on the right when traveling west. Located in Fort Ransom State Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5981 Walt Hjelle Pkwy, Fort Ransom ND 58033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Timber Trestle Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); An Ancient Sea / Glacial Meltwater TrenchNative Prairies / Ecosystem Under Siege (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pyramid Hill / Fort Ransom’s Remarkable Survival (approx. 1.7 miles away); Fort Ransom Historic Site (approx. 2 miles away); Writing Rock / Native American Legends (approx. 2 miles away); Historic Fort Ransom / Life at the Fort (approx. 2 miles away); Standing Rock Hill Historic Site (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Ransom.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 22, 2021, by Connor Olson of Kewaskum, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 22, 2021, by Connor Olson of Kewaskum, Wisconsin. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.